Oxford University v Australians
Australia in England 1899
VenueChrist Church Ground, Oxford on 29th, 30th, 31st May 1899 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresW Richards, A Shaw
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 36/1 (Bateman-Champain 20*, Collins 9*)
Close of play day 2Australians (2) 110/2 (Hill 14*, Gregory 11*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Iredaleb Bosanquet77      
J Worrallc Stocks b Bosanquet3      
C Hillc Martyn b Bosanquet11      
SE Gregoryc Martyn b Knox6      
MA Noblec Martyn b Stocks86      
*J Darlingc Pilkington b Knox35      
VT Trumperb Stocks25      
FJ Laverb Bosanquet37      
H Trumblenot out11      
WP Howellb Bosanquet3      
+AE Johnsc Martyn b Bosanquet0      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 116.3 overs)303
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-43, 3-60, 4-153, 5-220, 6-224, 7-287, 8-297, 9-303, 10-303 (116.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stocks37   61052--
Knox28   3802--
Humphrys11   4260--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FH Bateman-Champainc Trumper b Worrall120      
HC Pilkingtonrun out4      
LP Collinsc Darling b Noble39      
RE Fosterb Laver80      
AM Hollinsc Trumble b Noble0      
A Ecclesb Laver22      
+H Martync Iredale b Laver2      
BJT Bosanquetb Noble51      
FP Knoxnot out12      
FH Humphrysb Noble0      
FW Stocksc Howell b Noble2      
Extras(7 b, 1 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 133.1 overs)341
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-106, 3-190, 4-190, 5-246, 6-262, 7-277, 8-339, 9-339, 10-341 (133.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Howell32   11680--
Trumble33   12710--
Laver24   11503--
Worrall18   0591--
Trumper4   1140--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Iredaleb Humphrys31      
J Worrallc Bosanquet b Stocks53      
C Hillb Bosanquet24      
SE Gregoryb Stocks36      
*J Darlingnot out106      
MA Noblenot out100      
VT Trumperdid not bat      
FJ Laverdid not bat      
H Trumbledid not bat      
WP Howelldid not bat      
+AE Johnsdid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 1 nb)10
Total(4 wickets, 114 overs)360
Fall of wickets:
1-80, 2-90, 3-141, 4-151
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stocks31   9772--
Bosanquet27   4721--
Knox14   1590--
Humphrys17   5471--
Hollins12   1480--
Bateman-Champain4   2100--
Foster5   1200--
Eccles4   0170--

--> Day 2 Lunch: Oxford University (1) ?/?
--> C Hill (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> FH Bateman-Champain (1) passed his previous highest score of 113 in first-class matches
--> FH Humphrys made his debut in first-class matches
--> J Darling (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19

Champain batted for 150 minutes and hit 11 fours in his innings of 120, the first century of the tour against the Australians. Darling and Noble put on an undefeated 209 in 170 minutes for the fifth wicket. Darling hit 16 fours in his 106* and Noble 12 fours in his 100*





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